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Special thanks to Rob Vieman, Publisher of Three Rivers Publishing, who has graciously agreed to let us archive the Obituaries from his three news papers in Crawford County. Their web site, covering news from the Crawford County area can be found at http://www.threeriverspublishing.com.

Thank you also to all those others who submit information as it comes available.


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Keith Leon Indermuehle
Keith Leon Indermuehle of Owensville, Missouri was born in Custer, South Dakota on March 11, 1937 to Frank and Sarah Levada (Myers) Indermuehle and passed away Saturday, November 14, 2009 at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 72 years, 8 months and 3 days.
He was retired from the military serving his country with the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the Ozark Ridge Riders Club and the Safe Saddle Club.
He was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his significant other, Janice Lambert of Owensville, Missouri; children, Sharon Jentzer and husband Lyle of Fairfax Station, Virginia, Daniel Indermuehle of Owensville, Missouri Renee Smola and husband Andy of Wildwood, Missouri, John Lambert and wife Ruth of Ocala, Florida, Jim Lambert and wife Glenna of Pacific, Missouri and Jackie Lambert of Owensville, Missouri; brothers, Dale Indermuehle and wife Pauline of Sacramento, California and Kenneth Indermuehle and wife Fran of Modesto, California and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Duane Larson officiating. Burial in the Leduc Methodist Cemetery near Red Bird.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home of Owensville, Missouri.

Ronald Merle Ireland
Ronald Merle Ireland was born on December 20, 1933 to George and Gertrude Avis (Riley) Ireland in Harthorn, Missouri and passed away March 20, 2013 at the age of 78 years and 3 months.
He was united in marriage to Gloria Jane Bell in Yellville, Arkansas on January 7, 1984.
He served his country in the Army. He was a Repeater Technician for the telephone company.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Gertrude Avis Ireland; one brother, Kenny Ireland and one sister, Naomi Skyes.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Ireland of St. James, Missouri; one son, Kevin Merle Ireland of St. Charles, Missouri; one brother, Carl Ireland of Vienna, Missouri; one granddaughter, Amanda; other relatives and friends.
Memorial services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013 with full military honors at the First Assembly of God Church in St. James, Missouri with Mick Thrasher officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Harold “Bud” Hadley Isaak
Harold “Bud” Hadley Isaak of Steelville, Missouri was born Sunday, February 16, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri to Nicholas F. and Opal Marie (Hopkins) Isaak and passed away Friday, April 27, 2012 at Phelps County Regional Hospital in Rolla at the age of 76 years, 2 months and 11 days.
On December 2, 1956 in Granite City, Illinois, he was united in marriage to Marlene Hughes.
Harold started working as an agent for Prudential Life Insurance in St. Louis until moving back to the Steelville, Missouri area where he worked for the University of Missouri Extension office as a small farms agent. Harold also had his real estate license and worked with Hardecke Real Estate Office in Steelville.
He was a member of the Berryman Assembly of God church where he led the songs for the service, a church board member and on the steering committee. He loved fishing, hunting, taking care of the cattle, cutting wood and being on the farm.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Opal Marie and Nicholas F. Isaak; and one granddaughter, Harmony Michelle Setzer.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene (Hughes) Isaak of Steelville, Missouri; one son, Harold Isaak Jr. of Springfield, Missouri; three daughters, Cindy Wisdom and husband Vince of Boss, Missouri, Rebecca Setzer and husband Steve of Dillard, Missouri and Barbara Crocker and husband Howard of Lebanon, Missouri; one brother, Donald Isaak and wife Betty of Steelville, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Nathan Setzer and wife Beth, Aimee Garrison and husband Heath, Teel Wisdom, Dylan Crocker and wife Grace, Brent, Colin, Alexandra, Ellissa, Faith and Gavin Crocker; six great grandchildren, Kaden, Kallen and Kohen Garrison, Navy and Boston Setzer and Karis Crocker; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at noon on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Elder Heath Garrison and Bro. Perry Lewis officiating. Special music of “Father’s Eyes” was sung by Rebecca Setzer and accompanied by Steve Setzer on guitar. Other special music of “How Blessed” was sung by Teel Wisdom and Aimee Garrison accompanied by Richelle Martin on piano. Memories were shared by his children.
Visitation was held on Monday, April 30, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Shoal Creek Cemetery in Berryman, Missouri. Closing the graveside service was special music of “Amazing Grace” sung by his grandchildren.
Casket bearers were Howard Crocker, Steve Setzer, Vince Wisdom, Dylan Crocker, Brent Crocker, Colin Crocker, Gavin Crocker, Teel Wisdom and Nathan Setzer.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

Nancy Carol Isgriggs
Nancy Carol Isgriggs nee Bess of Cuba, Missouri was born on Sunday, December 27, 1942 in Advance, Missouri to Wilbur and Magdelene Dunning Bess and passed away at the Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the age of 69 years, 4 months and 6 days.
Nancy married Charles Eugene Isgriggs on July 14, 1962 in Advance, Missouri and to this union one son was born.
She worked many years and retired as an accounts receivable bookkeeper from a medical supplies company in St. Louis, Missouri. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hazelwood, Missouri and attended First Baptist Church, Cuba, Missouri. She also was a member of the Indian Hills Ladies Auxiliary Club and the Country Gals Extension Club. Her hobbies were reading, working crossword puzzles, walking, traveling, going to the movies, playing cards, dominoes and eating out with her friends, fishing and enjoying the lake activities.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Magdelene Bess; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence and Edith Isgriggs; husband, Charles Eugene Isgriggs; brother, Gary Bess; brothers-in-law, Henry and Clarence Isgriggs and Forest Nagle; and sister-in-law, Irene Harris.
She is survived by her son, Keith Isgriggs of St. Peters, Missouri; sister, Peggy (Jack) Winchester of Maryland Heights, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Isgriggs and Alice Isgriggs of Steelville, Missouri and Sally Bess of Advance, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation is Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 1-2 p.m. and memorial service is at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Bob Knight officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Donald Lee Ives
Donald Lee Ives of Cuba, Missouri was born October 4, 1928 at Cherryville, Missouri to Seldon and Lena (nee Wright) Ives and passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 83 years.
Don was united in marriage to Marcella Marie Dyer on May 10, 1952 when they eloped in Arkansas. To this union three children were born.
Don proudly served his country while in the United States Army. He started his service in 1947 in the 511th Airborne earning his ‘Jumping Wings’ and ‘Sharp Shooter’ ribbons. He was injured during a parachuting exercise nevertheless, Don continued serving his country while in Yokohama, Japan in the Inspector 8th Army Headquarters.
Don had many business ventures owning various nightclubs. He went into insurance sales with Mark Twain Life Insurance Company where he served as Regional Manager, earning many sales awards. He also had a car business, “Don Ives Motors,” until his retirement in the early 1990’s. Don never really retired but built duplexes, homes and sold real estate both in Cuba, Missouri and in Florida. He enjoyed playing the guitar, body building, riding and breaking horses and trading cattle. He felt like his biggest accomplishment in his life was finding his way to the Lord when he was baptized and was active in his church by singing in the choir and playing his guitar. He also was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba, the Steelville’s Lebanon Masonic Lodge #77 and served one year as Masonic Chaplain.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Seldon and Lena Ives; wife, Marcella of 58 years in 2010; one son, Donald “Donnie” Ives in 1996; four brothers, Ed, Delmar, Harles, and Ansley ‘Hank’ Ives; one sister, Wilma Bouse; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Schwieder of O’Fallon, Missouri; son, Steven and wife Theresa Ives of Cuba, Missouri; four grandchildren, Caleb, Malachi and Ian Ives and Alexandra Schweider; three sisters, Marvel Kaysinger of St. Louis, Missouri, Norma Jean Belt of Cuba, Missouri and Hallie Bouse; special caregiver, Melody Martin; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 10-11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service were held on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Bob Knight officiating.
Special music was provided by Mike and Shelly Robinson and Darlene Cape.
Pallbearers were Caleb, Malachi and Ian Ives, Tom Bouse, Melvin Kamler, Jim Shockley and Lawrence Elrod.
Interment with full military honors followed at Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.


Marcella Marie Ives
Marcella Marie Ives of Florissant formerly of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, May 4, 1934 at St. Louis, Missouri to Ed and Grace (nee Jamieson) Dyer and passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 76 years, 2 months and 6 days.
Marcella was united in marriage to Don Ives and to this union three children were born.
Marcella spent her life taking care of her family and during the 1970’s she was a hairdresser for a few years. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, former member of the Steelville Eastern Star and had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba for many years. She enjoy collecting “Llardos”, “Hummels” and Christmas Ornaments. But what she loved most was her family and spending time with them.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ed and Grace Dyer; son, “Donnie” Ives; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Don Ives of the home; daughter, Pam Schwieder of Florissant, Missouri; son, Steve and wife Theresa Ives of Cuba, Missouri; four grandchildren, Caleb Ives of Ellisville, Missouri, Malachi Ives of Ellisville, Missouri, Ian Ives of Cuba, Missouri and Alex Schwieder of Florissant, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2010 at the First Baptist Church of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Jerry Beers officiating. Special music was provided by Brian Taylor.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 

Roberta Mae Ives
Roberta Mae Ives nee Herzberg of Carthage, Missouri was born on Wednesday, May 22, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri to Theodore and Lavern Riece Herzberg and passed away in Joplin, Missouri on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the age of 75 years, 10 months and 8 days.
She married Dewey Cecil Ives on June 9, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Roberta worked in sales for a leather goods manufacturing company for several years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Lavern Herzberg; husband, Dewey and brother Theodore Herzberg.
She is survived by her children, Cheryl Evans and Carol Albrecht, all of Pacific, Missouri, Ronald Evans of Gray Summit, Missouri and Mark Evans of Union, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Pauline Rains of Steelville, Missouri and Connie Pruitt of St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
There will be no public service held.
Burial in Schwieder Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Garry Wayne Ivie
Garry Wayne Ivie of Bourbon, Missouri was born in Washington, Missouri on March
13, 1960 to A.B. and Dorothy (Wymer) Ivie and passed on Wednesday, September 28,
2011 at the age of 51 years.
He lived in Bourbon his entire life, though he spent much of his time traveling
the country as a professional driver for Huellinghoff Trucking of Drake,
Missouri. His time at home was spent enjoying family and friends, hunting,
camping, boating, mud-trucking with his two trucks �Just Foolin� Around� and
�Still Foolin� Around,� and building his �72 Chevelle. Most of all, he enjoyed
playing music. Garry �Stix� Ivie was known throughout the area and through the
years as a talented drummer and vocalist in �The Bootlegger Band,� �Backroads�
and most recently with the band �The Milestones� with his son Jarrod. He was
well known in the community through his music, and through his unrivaled
generosity. He could always be counted on to lend a helping hand to anyone in
need, and didnt know the meaning of the word �stranger.�
He is survived by his wife Jackie of the family home; two sons, Austin Missey
and wife Rebecca of Vivian, Louisiana and Jarrod Ivie of Sullivan, Missouri;
five daughters, Tricia Cobb of Leasburg, Missouri, Misty Bouse and husband
Stephen of Bourbon, Missouri, Cheyann Woodcock of Bourbon, Missouri, Brandi
Benton and husband Josh of Sullivan, Missouri and Amber Woodcock of Bourbon,
Missouri; one brother, Red Ivie and wife Karen of Bourbon, Missouri one sister,
Rhonda Cline of Sullivan, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2011 at the Southside
Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 1, 2011 from the
Southside Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor
Carl W. Strosnider, Jr. officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan,
Missouri.

James Edward Jackson of St. James, Missouri was born on February 25, 1938 in Bloomfield, Missouri to Ercel and Rebecca McFarland Jackson and passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at the age of 77 years, 3 months and 14 days.
He was united in marriage to Sharon Black on February 26, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He served in the Air Force.
He was preceded in death by one son, Shawn Lewis; and one sister, Jean Held.
He is survived by his wife of the home, Sharon Black Jackson; three sons, Jim Jackson and wife Mary of St. Charles, Missouri, Mike Jackson of Boise, Idaho and Nicholas Jackson and wife Jennifer of Las Vegas, Nevada; three sisters, Patricia Zahn of Florida, Verba Henderson of St. Peters, Missouri and Dona Ward of St. Charles, Missouri; four grandchildren: Ryan Lewis, Landon Lewis, Easton, Lewis and Kayla Jackson.
 


Kenneth Earl Jackson
Kenneth Earl Jackson Owensville, Missouri was born in Rolla, Missouri on April 22, 1934 to Kathryn (Heavin) and Benjamin Earl Jackson and passed away Friday, April 2, 2010 at Plaza Medical Center of Ft. Worth in Ft. Worth, Texas at the age of 75 years, 11 months and 10 days.
On December 12, 1984 he was united in marriage to June Tetty.
He served his county with the United States Navy.
He was the owner/operator of Jahabow Industries in Owensville, Missouri. He was a member of the Christ Community Church and the National Cutting Horse Assn.
He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, June; children, Larry Jackson and wife Sherri of Owensville, Missouri and Debbie Miller of O’Fallon, Missouri; step daughters, Pamela Causey of St. James, Missouri and Kim Zumbehl of Chesterfield, Missouri; sister, Delores Ashby of Lillian, Alabama; half-brothers Andrew Jackson and wife Randie of Idaho and James Jackson; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.
Funeral services were Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Christopher Ross officiating.
Burial was in the Jackson Cemetery near Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville, Missouri.
 

Rosa Medlock Jackson
Rosa Belle Medlock Jackson of Houston, Missouri, was born May 25, 1928 to Joseph and Zella Snow and passed away August 14, 2010 at Birch Tree Place Nursing Center at the age of 82 years.
She was married to Vernon Lee Medlock and later married Vernon Lee Jackson.
She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She attended the Houston Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Zella Snow; husbands, Vernon Medlock and Vernon Jackson and siblings.
She is survived by her children, James Medlock of Muncie, Indiana, Ann Yarber of Birch Tree, Missouri, Ron Medlock of Cache, Oklahoma, Shirley Ferrell of Richmond, Missouri, Denny Medlock of Licking, Missouri, Sandra Dunigan of Licking, Missouri, Ervin Medlock of Success, Missouri, Mike Medlock of Cuba, Missouri, Scott Medlock of Plato, Missouri, Amy Christ of Cabool, Missouri; step children, Mike Jackson and Lisa Owens of Aurora, Missouri, James Jackson of Springfield, Missouri, and Katy Carter of West Plains, Missouri; 17 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Services were August 16, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Missouri with Bill Villapiano officiating.
Pallbearers were Ron Medlock, Denny Medlock, Kenny Ferrell, Mike Medlock, Ervin Medlock and George Christ.
Interment in the Mitchell Cemetery, Licking, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Missouri.


Alma V. James
Alma V. James was born May 19, 1921 in Vienna, Missouri to Oliver and Viola (Honse) Hopkins and passed away March 19, 2010 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 88 years.
Alma was a member of the First Baptist Church, the American War Mothers and the Quilt Club. She also was a volunteer Poll Clerk and Red Cross Volunteer.
She grew up in the Little Flock Community north of Vienna, Missouri. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Viola Hopkins; husband, Travis James; step father, Tim Tackett; brothers, Wayne Hopkins and Gayle Tackett and sister, Mae Rudroff.
She is survived by her daughter, Alma Jean Pike and husband Charles of Newcastle, California; sons, Dan James and wife Susan of Rolla, Missouri and Randy James and wife Denise of Rolla, Missouri; brother, Leslie Tackett and wife Vicki of Vienna, Missouri; sisters, Donna Backues of Vienna, Missouri, Fern Clark of Belle, Missouri, Darlene French of Vienna and Evelyn Moser and husband Bob of Hermann, Missouri; grandchildren, Chris and Russ Pike, Megan and Clayton James, Amy Lewis, Jessica James and Hannah Chapman; five great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral services were Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri with Dr. Bob Johnson officiating.
Interment was in the James Community Cemetery of Vienna, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla, Missouri.

Darel Joe James of St. James, Missouri born in Vienna, Missouri on April 23, 1946 to Herbert Charles and Wilma (Snodgrass) James and passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the age of 69 years.
Darel was raised on a farm in Vienna, Missouri.
Darel started school at the Snodgrass School where he spent four years with his grandmother Phoebe Snodgrass as the teacher; then to the Star School where his mother, Wilma James was his teacher.
Darel served in the United States Army.
On March 30, 1974 Darel married Donna Jean Campbell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Wilma James; his brother, George James; grandparents, George and Phoebe Snodgrass and Robert and Bettie James.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Donna Jean Campbell James; son, Daren Jeffory James and wife Juli (Light) and their children, Daniel and Brianne of Columbia, Missouri; daughter, Melissa Jo Riley and husband Dale and their children Trey and Caleb of St. James, Missouri; son, Bradley Ryan James and wife Kirsteen (Power) and their daughters, Madelyn, Katelyn (twins) and Makenzie of Wentzville, Missouri; brother, Donn James and wife Connie of Salem, Missouri; in-laws, Edward and Fern Campbell of Steelville, Missouri.
 

Wilma G. James
Wilma G. James, of Vichy, Missouri was born in Vienna, Missouri August 5, 1918 to George and Phoebe (Walls) Snodgrass and passed away June 8, 2012 in Vienna, Missouri at the age of 93 years.
After graduating from Vienna High School, she went on to the University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg.
After completing two years at Warrensburg Wilma Snodgrass was united in marriage to Charles H. James, three children were born to this union.
She and Charles moved to her parents’ river farm located on the Gasconade River in Maries County where they spent many years raising cattle and farming the land. In the summer when the children got out of school and could help their dad with the farm, Wilma went back to school attending Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri until she received her degree in Elementary Education. Armed with a new degree and teaching certificate Wilma started her teaching tenure at Tennyson School, a one teacher school where she taught all grades. After Tennyson School closed she then went to The Star School, another one room schoolhouse. When the era of one-room schoolhouses was finally over, Wilma took her education to St. James where she taught second grade for 27 years. She taught for a total of 32 years before she retired.
She and Charles relocated to the Vichy, Missouri community in 1969 where they continued to farm. They were deeply devoted to the Vichy community donating the land for the Fire Department. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, listening to the radio, spending time with family and friends and her beloved dogs Jake, and she had Jake 1, Jake 2 and Jake 3.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Phoebe Snodgrass; husband, Charles in 1982 and son, George James.
She is survived by her sons, Donn James and wife Connie of Salem, Missouri, Darel James and wife Donna of St. James, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Rita Schmidt of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Craig James, Dawn James, Daren James, Derek James, Melissa Riley and Bradley James; 13 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, June 11, 2012 from 3-7 p.m.
Funeral service was Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Lindy Hardwick officiating and Dr. Don James did the eulogy.
Interment was in the Walker cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
 

Doras W. Jennings
Doras W. Jennings, nee Markley, of Rural Oak Hill, Missouri was born on July 31, 1924, the youngest of six children at Cuba, Missouri, to William F. and Zora Chewning Markley and passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Cuba Manor Nursing Home in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 88 years and 4 days.
The family lived at several homes in the Cuba area and during the depression moved to St. Louis, Missouri. Doras received most of her education in St. Louis and graduated from Southwest High School at the age of 16 years. She went to work at International Shoe Company then later during WWII for the US Government Record Center.
She was united in marriage to Edward L. Jennings in May of 1947.
She became a wife, mother and bookkeeper for their roofing and siding business in St. Louis County. Later they retired and moved to their farm in Oak Hill and enjoyed over 60 years together.
Doras was a member of the Trinity Chapel. She loved her dogs and enjoyed fishing on the Meramec River. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Zora Markley; her husband, Ed; three brothers, Cecil, Dallas and Charles Markley; brother-in-law, Sodo Moschetto; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by two sons, Mike Jennings and wife Julie of Cuba, Missouri and John L. Jennings and wife Debbie of Union, Missouri; one daughter, Shelly of Sullivan, Missouri; five grandchildren, Roy, Crystal and Jessica Jennings of Union, Missouri and Karen Timmons and husband Ted and Brian Jennings, all of Cuba, Missouri; one great granddaughter, Haley Timmons; two sisters, Mildred Moschetto and Ada Maxfield of Cuba, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Maude Chapman of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 6, 2012 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Burial was immediately following at the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Brett L. Jensen
Brett L. Jensen of Bourbon, Missouri was born on March 8, 1970 at Sullivan,
Missouri and passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the age of 41 years.
He was a long-time resident of the Sullivan and Bourbon areas. He attended
Sullivan High School and later attained his CDL license for commercial truck
driving. Brett drove for Paramount Headwear Company of Bourbon and was a farm
hand for Stanley Isgriggs.
Brett loved the outdoors and the country. He was not afraid of work and he
loved motorcycles and hunting. He was known as a simple man and was loved by
all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Counts.
He is survived by two sons, Cody Counts of Sullivan, Missouri and Chase Jensen
and fianc�e Latasha McEuen of Sullivan, Missouri; a daughter, Cassandra Counts
and fianc�, Chad Funkhouser of Sullivan, Missouri; his mother and step father,
Connie and Doug Pennock of Bourbon, Missouri; two sisters, Jill Lampkin and
husband Chuck of Sullivan, Missouri, Erica Joslin and husband Kenny of Jefferson
City, Missouri; one step sister, Jana Pratt and husband Anthony of Bourbon,
Missouri; step grandparents, Norbert and Phyllis Pennock of Bourbon, Missouri;
five grandchildren, Ian, Logan, Alexis, Madison and Carter; special friends, the
Stanley Isgriggs family; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. on Friday at the
Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2011 from the
Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Brian Dixon officiating.
Interment was in the Anthony�s Mill Cemetery, rural Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan,
Missouri.

Dennis W. Jercick
Dennis W. Jercick of St. James, Missouri was born July 9, 1953 to Jerome and Genevieve (Ems) Jercick and passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, Missouri at the age of 59 years.
Dennis was united in marriage to Nancy Duncan on May 8, 1982 and to this union four children were born.
Dennis was an avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing, hunting and camping. He was also a sports enthusiast and enjoyed the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Blues. His greatest love was the love he had for his family. Dennis was a genuine family man, as he watched his family grow and have children of their own He took on the role and responsibility as “Grandpa” and he was the very proud grandfather to five grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Nancy Jercick of the home; children, Shane Jercick and wife Nikki of St. James, Missouri, Andrea Jercick and friend Anthony Shaw of Salem, Missouri, Jake Jercick and friend Kiersten Albin of St. James, Missouri and Hannah Jercick of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Peyton, Teagan, Justise and Weston Jercick and Kiara Jercick Shaw; brothers, Michael, Gary, Mark, Tim, Randy and Neil Jercick; sisters, Sharon Melton, Nancy Weber and Robin Lawson; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held prior to the service from 10 a.m. until service time.
Funeral service was held Saturday, December 22, 2012 at noon in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Steve Barber officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.
 

Carl Milton Jessen
Carl Milton Jessen of Steelville, Missouri was born on Tuesday, April 21, 1925 in Anaconda, Montana to Harvey and Jessie McLeary Jessen and passed away at Gibbs Care Center, Steelville, Missouri on Friday, September 16, 2011 at the age of 86 years, 4 months and 26 days.
Carl served his country in the United States Navy in WWII from 1943-46. He was an aviation ordinance man and aerial gunner stationed in the Russell, Marshall and Gilbert Islands.
He married Mary Helen Mitzi Jensen on April 25, 1951 in Anaconda, Montana and to this union three children were born.
He was a switchman for the Butte & Anaconda Pacific Railroad. He also, was a bartender at the Park Cafe Bar/Restaurant when the RR was closed during strikes. He was a “jack of all trades,” building an addition to his home, woodworking, making train sets and model airplanes. He was a pilot and had memorable trips especially in his flight to Alaska. He enjoyed fishing and hiking.
Carl spent the last five years living at Gibbs Care Center. He enjoyed the many activities and was always ready to go whenever and wherever they would take him. If a trip had to be cancelled because of snow, he would remind everyone that a little snow shouldn’t stop him from going…he was from Montana! Carl met his good buddy, Art Sigler, at Gibbs. The two of them were always entertaining the other residents and staff. They put a smile on everyone’s face watching them walk down the hallway pushing their walkers, wearing the WWII hats, side by side. There was always a twinkle in Carl’s eyes as he shared a joke or sang a song. Carl leaves behind many good friends at Gibbs Care Center.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; brothers, Earl (Dorothy) Jessen, Howard (Renie) Jessen; sisters-in-law, Eleanor (Ivan) Markland and Margie (Mike) Frankovich.
He is survived by his son, Carl (Sheri) Jessen of Aurora, Colorado; daughters, Sandy (Dave) Peterson of Anaconda, MT, and Lynn (Karl) Burgher of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Amy and Chad Peterson, Sarah (Erik) Hoar, Aaron Gransbery, Erik Jessen, Kristy Burgher, Laura (Kyle) Schroeder, Jacqueline and Madeline Burgher; former son-in-law, Bill Gransbery of Anaconda, Montana; other relatives and friends.
No public services will be held. He will be buried in Anaconda, Montana.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Vinita Jimmerson
Vinita Jimmerson was born October 25, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away December 4, 2012 in Viburnum, Missouri at the age of 82 years.
On March 22, 1952, Vinita Sellers was united in marriage to Bob Jimmerson and to this union one son was born.
Vinita enjoyed crocheting and playing on mixed leagues with her husband in bowling and golf. Most of her time was spent idolizing her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Macedonia United Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Gladys (Wisdom) Sellers; husband, Bob Jimmerson and an infant brother, Vardell.
She is survived by her son, Steve Jimmerson of Boss, Missouri; grandchildren, Scott Jimmerson and wife Angie of Boss, Missouri, Steph Diez and husband Jann of Davisville, Missouri; great grandsons, Blake and Landon Jimmerson of Boss, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Macedonia United Baptist Church in Boss, Missouri, with Elder Kenneth Parker and Bro. Paul Pryor officiating. Special music was provided by Teel Wisdom and Aimee Garrison.
Pallbearers were Steve Jimmerson, Scott Jimmerson, Gene Hites Sr., Gene Hites Jr., Vince Wisdom and Teel Wisdom. Honorary pallbearers were Blake and Landon Jimmerson.
Interment was in the Boss Cemetery.

Mina U. (Takasaki) Johnson of Moberly, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri was born on Thursday, November 27, 1924 in Fukushima, Japan to Toyo Jro and Hushi Takasaki and passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Moberly, Missouri at the age of 90 years, 5 months and 29 days.
She married Donald J. Johnson on March 25, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Toyo and Hushi Takasaki; husband, Donald J. Johnson; daughter, Lorna Johnson; four brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by two sons, James Edward (JoLynn) Johnson of Moberly, Missouri and Hiroshi Umehara of Tokyo, Japan; grandsons, Matthew (Nicole) Johnson of Columbia, Missouri and Jarred (Amelia Harris) Johnson of Washington, DC; granddaughter, Desirée Johnson of Moberly, Missouri; great granddaughter, Emma Johnson; great grandson, Jack Johnson.
 

Richard Franklin Johnson
Richard Franklin Johnson of Davisville, Missouri, was born February 4, 1921 in Liberty, Missouri to James Burgis and Emma Beusau Johnson and passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 in Lesterville, Missouri at the age of 90 years.
On March 17, 1941 in Potosi, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Alice Elizabeth Jaycox.
Richard served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He worked in trucking and logging for many years in Huntsville, Missouri and retired back to his original home area. Hunting and fishing were his favorite hobbies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Emma Johnson; his wife, Alice; one daughter, Margaret; one brother, J.B. Johnson; two sisters, Edwina Salsbury and Margaret McCarter; one grandchild and one great grandchild.
He is survived by one son, Roger Johnson and wife Kay of Black, Missouri; five daughters, Betty Johnson and husband Coy of Black, Missouri, Patsy Harris and husband Darwin and Francis Johnson, all of Moberly, Missouri and Brenda Wallace and husband Curtis and Christine Morris, all of Huntsville, Missouri; 23 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with American Legion Riders as flag guard. Visitation was from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Family Life Fellowship Church in Moberly, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Family Life Fellowship Church in Moberly, Missouri with Pastor Jonathan Johnson and Pastor Vick Comstock officiating. Special music of “For Those Who Loved” and “Amazing Grace” was sung by Pastor Jonathan Johnson and Coy Johnson.
Committal prayer and burial with military honors by the Army National Guard and Patriot Guard Riders were in the Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were John Ownings, Roger Johnson, Jr., Troy Johnson, Michael Carl, Darren Davis, Shannon Khune, and Justin Khune. Honorary casket bearers were the great grandsons.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

 

Robert Allen Johnson was born June 2, 1940 in Kirkwood, Missouri to Albert and Pansy (Epple) Johnson and passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the age of 76 years.
He married Cheryl Tutterrow on June 23, 1998. After spending a brief time in Washington, Missouri they built and moved to their home in Bourbon, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert; and sister, Mary Ann Geckler.   
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; sons, Bob Jr. and wife Darlene Johnson of Cedar Hill, Missouri, Caleb and wife Clarissa Loucks of Bourbon, Missouri and Toney and wife Nicole Loucks of Oak Harbor, Washington; daughters, Micki Branson of Rolla, Missouri and Amanda Loucks of Marysville, California; mother, Pansy Johnson of Belgrade, Missouri; brother, Eric and wife Sherry Johnson of Belgrade, Missouri; two sisters, Aline Bell of Salem, Missouri and Patsy Rodgers of Alabama; 10 grandchildren, Tyler and Dustin Johnson, Marissa Hazell, Tanner Branson, Trey and Devan Johnson, Michael and Trenton Loucks and Jeffrey and Heather Teuber; great grandchild, Tristin Johnson; special nephew, Micah Geckler of Kansas City; special niece, Dayna Geckler of Arkansas; other relatives and relatives.

 

Stanley Ellis Johnson Sr. of Rolla, Missouri was born on May 23, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri to Stanley Dean and Lola Jewell Cranfill Johnson and passed away June 1, 2015 at the age of 52 years and 9 days.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Lola Johnson; two brothers, Louie and John Johnson; one sister, Wilma Lewis ;and one nephew, Rodney Lewis.
He is survived by two sons, Stanley Johnson Jr. and Nicholas Johnson, both of St. James, Missouri; four brothers, Huey Johnson and William Johnson of Rosati, Missouri, Dewey Johnson and wife Connie of St. James, Missouri, Robert Johnson and wife Denea of Boston, Massachusetts; one sister, Cynthia LeClair and husband Ron of Rolla, Missouri; three granddaughters, Aubrianna Johnson, Haylee Johnson and Layla Johnson.
 

Virginia Cora Johnson
Virginia Cora Johnson of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Rolla, Missouri and California was born October 14, 1915 to the union of George Francis and Ada May Potts and passed away Monday, January 14, 2012 at Cuba Manor at the age of 97 years. She was born by midwife on her family’s farmhouse outside Spencerville, Oklahoma.
She had three sisters, Anna Louise, Mamie Lucile and Lou and one brother, George Francis II.
Virginia went to high school in Fort Towson, Okalahoma, and then went to Commercial College in Fort Smith, Arkansas for business education. While in college, she worked in a family’s house helping with household chores to pay for her room and board.
Her first marriage was to Oliver O. Southard. They met at church in Apple, Oklahoma and married in Hugo, Oklahoma on April 6, 1937. He went to California. She moved to California because of the Great Depression and dust bowl. Virginia managed Southard’s Grocery for 16 years in El Sobrante, California while Oliver was a pipe fitter at Keiser Shipyard in Richmond, California. Virginia also worked at Keiser for a short time in the payroll department.
After Oliver’s death, Virginia moved to Bakersfield, California. She later met Perry F. Johnson. They were married in Las Vegas on June 26, 1959 and were married for 45 years.
After they retired, Perry became the leader of a band, which played for the Great London Circus, a traveling circus out of California as well as for the Carson Barnes Circus out of Hugo, Oklahoma. He played the saxophone and clarinet. Virginia also worked for the circus selling tickets, novelties and reserving box seats as a cashier. They traveled through all 48 states in the six years with the circuses.
It was a dream of Virginia to play music, so she learned to play the piano at 72 years of age. She volunteered at the Crown Jewel Veterans Home in California playing in the band, dancing with veterans and putting on the talent shows. She had to memorize music when her eyes started to fail her and she could no longer read music. She memorized 35 different songs.
She is survived by one son Don; two grandchildren, Bradley Jay Southard of St. James, Missouri and Kim Suzanne Harmon of Alaska; three great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial will be held in California at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 

Tarji Johnston
Tarji Johnston of Rolla, Missouri was born on May 5, 1954 in Big Springs, Texas to Truman and Carol Simpson (Goodson) Tate and passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the age of 57 years, 11 months and 26 days.
She was united in marriage to Stanley C. Johnston on May 28, 1982 in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Carol (Goodson) Simpson.
She is survived by her husband of the home, Stanley Johnston of Rolla, Missouri; two sons, Steven Simpson of Texas and Jacob Johnston of Rolla, Missouri; one daughter, Kelsey Johnston of Rolla, Missouri; one granddaughter, Alexia; father, Truman Tate of Phoenix, Arizona; one brother, Russell Tate of Austin, Texas; one sister, Rhonda Durkop and husband George of Brownwood, Texas; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral Mass was conducted on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Rolla, Missouri with Father Michael Murphy officiating.
Pallbearers were Steve Simpson, Jacob Johnston, Nick Durkop, Benji Durkop, George Durkop and John Dills.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.



Beverly Joan Jones
Beverly Joan Jones of Bourbon, Missouri was born May 26, 1940 at Decatur, Illinois to John Henry and June Valeria (Peyton) Pumphrey and passed away on Friday, May 14, 2010 at the age of 69 years as the result of an auto accident.
Joan, as she was known by family and friends, was united in marriage to Ola Jones on January 19, 1957 at St. James, Missouri.
Ola and Joan together started and managed Redwood Manor until their retirement. Joan was known for her decorating ability and enjoyed helping others with their home décor. She never missed one of her grandchildren’s many school and sporting events. She supported her family in whatever they chose to do. Joan attended Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan.
She is survived by her husband, Ola Jones of Bourbon, Missouri; three sons, Tim Jones and wife Michelle, Tracy Jones and wife Christie, and Todd Jones and wife Christa, all of Sullivan, Missouri; one daughter, Tammy Daniels and husband Dennis of North Carolina; four sisters, Carol Dye and husband Walter of Vichy, Missouri, Edie McCain and husband Blaine of Florida, Virginia Connor and husband Karl of Washington, Missouri and Vicky Morgan of St. Louis, Missouri; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Scott Perry officiating.
Internment was in Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home.

Debra “Debbie” Lynn Dabbs Laws Jones (nee Bocardo) of Steelville, Missouri was born in Kearney, Arizona to Nacho Bocardo and Alberta Diane Brooks on August 6, 1965 and passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the age of 49 years.
She is survived by her parents, Nacho Bocardo of Arizona and Alberta Diane Brooks-Bocardo of Cuba, Missouri; two sons, Justin Dabbs Laws and fianceé Kerry of Cherryville, Missouri and Kyle Henry Laws of Steelville, Missouri; two sisters, Michelle Messex and husband Scott of Cuba, Missouri and Lisa Schoen and husband John of Steelville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Mikie, McKenzie and Austin; special friend, Alan Laws.
 

Devin Lee Jones
Devin Lee Jones of Rolla, Missouri was born on March 14, 1994 in Rolla, Missouri to Tony and Shonnette (Walter) Jones and passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at the age of 18 years.
Devin was a senior at the Rolla High School. He loved deer hunting, fishing and everything outdoors. He also enjoyed his jobs at Kokomo Joes and the Zone. He loved hanging out with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Manford and Bertha Jones and his grandfather, James Walter.
He is survived by his parents, Tony and Shonnette Jones of Rolla, Missouri; great grandmother, Sarah Maxwell of St. James, Missouri; three bothers, Shane Walter of Virginia, Tristin Stimel of St. James, Missouri and Dakota Jones of Rolla, Missouri; one sister, Kirstin Kidwell of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 beginning at 11 a.m. until time of service at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
A graveside service was conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in rural Rolla with Nick Hohn officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
 

Doris A. Jones
Doris A. Jones of St James, Missouri was born November 14, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Hans and Clara (Sauerland) Fitzgerald and passed away January 9, 2010 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 93 years.
Doris was united in marriage to James Jones and to this union six children were born.
Doris was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking; one of her favorites to make was Christmas cookies for family and friends. She had a great sense of humor, she enjoyed watching ice skating and she loved to dance. When her health permitted she loved to travel; her greatest pleasure in life was the time she spent with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James, who passed away January 26, 1996; parents, Hans and Clara Fitzgerald; children, James Jones, JR, Carol Robino and Richard Jones.
She is survived by her children, Judy Bilbrough and husband Bob of St. James, Missouri, Pattie Speeney of New Jersy and Jerry Jones and wife Lorraine of New Jersy; 17 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 6 p.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Don Martin officiating.
Visitation will be held prior to the service from 4-6 p.m.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.


Jerry Randall Jones, Jr.
Jerry Randall Jones, Jr. of Bourbon, Missouri passed away on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the age of 46 years.
“JR,” as he was known to friends and family, was an Army veteran from both the active service and the National Guard, having served for several years in the chemical field. JR enjoyed a multitude of activities and spent much of his time riding his motorcycle. As an avid hunter and gun enthusiast; he loved and appreciated the outdoors. He had an innate ability to make those around him laugh, with a wonderful sense of humor and wit.
JR went to school in Kentucky, having attended Deming High School in Mt. Olivet and Eastern Kentucky University. He was talented in a many areas, having worked not only in the military, but also as an electrician, healthcare worker and security professional.
JR devoted himself in later years to mentoring his nephew Jonathan. While JR suffered physically in recent years due to a motorcycle accident, his spirit and desire showed true as he overcame his obstacles to enjoy the activities he loved.
He is survived by his father, Jerry Randall Jones, Sr. and wife Shirley of Owensville, Missouri; his mother, Linda Sartin of Maysville, Kentucky; three brothers, Duane Edward Jones and wife Laurie of Humble, Texas, Jamie Randall Jones of Memphis, Tennessee, and Michael Lee Jones of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; two sisters, Anna Mae Smith of Robertson County, Kentucky, and Jacqueline Marie Bligh and husband Ben of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be private at a future date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home.

John Way “JW” Jones
John Way “JW” Jones of Crocker was born on March 25, 1925, at Crocker, Missouri to Floy and Beulah (Smelcer) Jones and passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 20 days.
JW was united in marriage on July 21, 1950 in Arkansas, to Evelyn Marie Peterson and to this union four children were born.
JW was a United States Navy veteran, a member of the Swedeborg Christian Church and was a Charter member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4956, Crocker.
He had worked at the Commissary at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri as a produce manager. JW enjoyed working in his yard and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn on April 18, 2012; one son, Terry Jones in 1986; his parents, Floy and Beulah; one brother, Reber Jones and two sisters, Hazel Staton and Kathryn Skaggs.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Lillian Jones of Centerview, Missouri; two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and William Goldsmith of Crocker, Missouri and Anne and Brian Clark of Steelville, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Gail Jones of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister, Lois Smokov of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one brother-in-law, Jimmy Skaggs of Crocker, Missouri; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at noon on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in the Long-Kloeppel Funeral Chapel, Crocker, Missouri with Pastor Benjamin Vankuren from the First Baptist Church in Crocker, Missouri, officiating. Jimmy Moore sang “I’ll Fly Away” and “Precious Memories” for the service.
Interment with full military honors was in the Crocker Public Cemetery under the direction of the Long-Kloeppel Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Crocker.
Pallbearers were Brian Jones, Kevin Green, Philip Henke, Andy Jones, Jesse Woodall and Jason Huey. Honorary pallbearer was Matthew Pope.
Arrangements under the direction of the Long-Kloeppel Funeral Home in Crocker, Missouri.
 

Margaret Ellen Jones
Margaret Ellen (Redel) Jones of St. Louis, Missouri was born on April 8, 1917 in Vienna, Missouri to parents, George J. and Agnes F. (Bade) Redel and passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at the age of 94 years, 9 months and 24 days.
Margaret was a clerk and worked for the St. Louis County Clerks Office in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Agnes Redel; her husband, Richard Muncy Jones on October 28, 1975; one daughter, Barbara Jones Krabbe, five brothers, Peter Owen Redel, John Jerome Redel, Corneilus Redel, Adrian Redel and George Redel; two sisters, Kathlene G. Redel and Marcella G. Redel
She is survived by three daughters, Janice Flake and husband David of Manchester, Missouri, Patricia Clark and husband Bill of Pleasant Hill, Missouri and Anne Zimmermann of St. Charles, Illinois; three sisters, Virginia Redel of Vienna, Missouri, Mary Agnes Hefflery of Potomic, Maryland and Jane Frances Sodyl and husband Ralph of Springfield, Illinois; one brother, James Redel and wife Jeanne of Vienna, Missouri; grandchildren, David L. Flake, Matthew Flake, Jenny Flake, Bill Zimmermann, Grace Zimmermann, and Amy Kirkpatrick; great grandchildren, Amy and Allilson; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 9-10 a.m. at the Visitation Catholic Church in Vienna, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at the Visitation Catholic Church in Vienna, Missouri with Monsignor Marion Makarenicz officiating.
Burial was in the family plot in the Visitation Cemetery in Vienna, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.



Christopher L. Joseph
Christopher L. Joseph of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Washington, Missouri, was born January 1, 1983 at St. Louis, Missouri to Bradford C. and Teresa (nee Jansen) Joseph and passed away Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the age of 27 years.
Christopher graduated from Washington High School and was employed by Castle Contracting as a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Teresa and grandfather, Forrest Joseph.
He is survived by his father Brad and his step mother, Linda Joseph of New Haven, Missouri; sister, Michelle Gerdes and husband Doug of New Haven, Missouri; grandparents, Murial Joseph of St. Louis, Missouri and Al and Shirley Jansen of Granite City, Illinois; niece and nephew, Emma and Jacob Gerdes of New Haven, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. at the Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home, Washington, Missouri.
Funeral service was Friday, June 11, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the St. Peters United Church of Christ, New Haven, Missouri.
Interment was in the St. Peters Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home, Washington, Missour

Helen Dickson Joslin
Helen Dickson Joslin of Sullivan, Missouri was born on May 11, 1924 to Ervie and Gladys (nee Bowers) Dickson and passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at the age of 86 years.
She graduated high school at Granby, Missouri and was married to Gale Joslin on December 25, 1943.
Helen worked as a secretary in Neosho, Missouri and was an owner of a retail grocery store in Jasper, Missouri. She and her family moved to Sullivan in 1959 where she went to work as clerk/office manager at Bi-Rite market in Sullivan. Helen enjoyed gardening and traveling. She was a member of the Sullivan Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervie and Gladys Dickson and husband, Gale Joslin.
She is survived by two sons, Dr. Gale Joslin and wife Linda of Norman, Oklahoma and Paul Joslin and wife Karen of Bourbon, Missouri; two daughters, Jan George and husband Steve of Mexico, Missouri and Elaine Joslin of Sullivan, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Dr. Gale L. Joslin and wife Trina, Amy Elliott and husband Ken, Melissa Huston and husband Mike, Jenny Joslin, Brandilyn Podner and husband Brian, Christopher Joslin and wife Amy, Jeremy Joslin and wife Melanie and Byron George and wife Lexi; 17 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010 in the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Minister Ben Justice officiating.
Interment was at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2010 in Powers Cemetery Granby, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Courtney Mae Jost
Courtney Mae Jost nee Dotson of Cuba, Missouri was born to Bluford and Dora B. (Pasch) Dotson on August 28, 1921 in Oak Hill, Missouri and passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at the age of 89 years.
Courtney was united in marriage to Bransford W. Jost on April 7, 1939 in Steelville, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
Courtney was a member of the First Baptist Church of Owensville, Missouri. She retired at the age of 62 after 44 years at Brown Shoe Company of Owensville, Missouri. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, gardening, canning and spending time with her family and friends.
Her home always reflected her great love for her family, where everyone was greeted with hugs and kisses. Being the oldest of 10 children it was important to her that her brothers and sisters and their families always knew her house was a home they could all come to, filled with memories, made of love. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bluford and Dora Dotson; her husband, Bransford W. Jost; brothers, Reuben, Rufus and Jackson Dotson; sisters, Goldie Spurgeon and Marie Dotson; sister-in-law, Connie Dotson; brother-in-law, Ezro Spurgeon.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Jane and husband W. Russell “Rusty” Lea of Steelville, Missouri; brothers, Charles and wife Leathea Dotson of Owensville, Missouri, Tony E. and wife Deanna Dotson of St. Charles, Missouri, Robert Dotson of Festus, Missouri; sister, Shirley V. and husband Frank Schalk of Owensville, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Goldie Dotson of Owensville, Missouri and Linnette Dotson of Wright City, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Leo Robertson, officiating.
Interment followed at the Countryside Memorial Gardens, Owensville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Evelyn Irene Jost
Evelyn Irene Jost of Sullivan, Missouri was born April 29, 1940 at Sullivan, Missouri to Jewel and Mabel (Hamm) Schlelich and passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2011 at the age of 71 years.
On November 26, 1955 she was united marriage to Leslie Jost and to this marriage three children were born.
She was employed several years in the shoe industry and had worked at many of the local shoe companies in the area which included the former International Shoe Company, Cuba Shoe, Midwest and Sullivan Shoe Companies. She was however, proudest of her employment with Von Weise Gear Company at St. Clair, Missouri until ill health caused her early retirement.
Evelyn enjoyed cooking and family get-togethers. Evelyn was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Sullivan.
She is survived by one son, David Jost and wife Connie; two daughters, Debbie Jost and Barb Reed and husband Wade, all of Sullivan, Missouri; one sister, Patt Sanders and husband Jim of Steelville, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Rise’ Shofner and husband Craig, Rhiannon Jett and husband Doug, Susan Lattimore and husband Matt, LaRae Mayberry and husband Ty, D.J. Jost, Ellie and Demi Reed; seven great grandchildren, Brice Schatz, Lane Jett, Trace Jett, Jase Shofner, Ryland Jett, Layna Mayberry, and Jocelyn Lattimore; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri and on Friday at Temple Baptist Church from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2011 from Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan with Pastor Scott Perry officiating.
Interment was in the Schmidt Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.


Jerry Gene Judd
Jerry Gene Judd of Cuba, Missouri was born on Sunday, June 10, 1945 in Valley Park, Missouri to Lee Roy Berwanger and Sylvia Gladys Holtz Berwanger and passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at the age of 64 years, 11 months and 19 days.
Jerry served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He married Lois Jean Gahr on August 30, 1972 in Steelville, Missouri.
Jerry was a carpenter and enjoyed building. His hobbies were woodworking, riding motorcycles, and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Sylvia Berwanger; wife, Lois; brothers, James E. Judd and Phillip M. Judd; sisters, Betty J. Reddick, Judith M. Miller and Cindy Taylor.
He is survived by his children, Rocky Dotson, Nikki Dotson (Georgina Alexander), and Scottie Dotson, all of Cuba, Missouri; sister, Phyllis E. Tinker of Cuba, Missouri; brother-in-law, Jim Reddick of St. Louis, Missouri; five grandchildren, Charlie Kitson, Zachary Fulliam, Alysia Dotson, Scottie Dotson, Jr. and Jamien Dotson; great grandchild, Ashlyn Hodges; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 1, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. and funeral service was 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Jimmy Harrison officiating.
Burial was at the Crossroads Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

 


 

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